Ariana Richards became a worldwide superstar in 1993 when she played teenage computer with Lex Murphy, alongside the late Richard Attenborough, Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum
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Jurassic Park child star Ariana Richards looked completely different almost 30 years later, as she attended the premiere of the final film in the dinosaur saga.
The 42-year-old looked sensational in dark blue denim as she walked the gray carpet at the Jurassic World: Dominion premiere at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood on Monday, surprising fans with her look her surprise.
The new film, which stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, as well as Jurassic Park original stars Laura Dern, Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum, will be released on Wednesday.
To celebrate, Ariana was invited to an all-star photo shoot, as she posed playfully in front of a T-Rex model’s mouth and smiled for the camera.
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Fans were stunned to see Ariana nearly 30 years after she made her debut as tech-savvy teenager Lex Murphy in the original 1993 film.
She shot to superstardom when she landed a role in director Steven Spielberg’s first film in the story of the dinosaurs, playing the niece of John Hammond, the creator of the fictional park.
Hammond’s passion project, which involved dinosaurs created in a South American lab and displayed in a lavish theme park on a perished island, saw Lex and her brother Tim (Joseph Mazzello) get to take their first tour of Jurassic Park with paleontologists Dr Alan Grant (Sam Neill) and Dr Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) , as well as scientist Dr. Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum).
Ariana quickly reprized her role for the sequel, The Lost World: Jurassic Park in 1997, and starred in the TV series The Princess Stallion later that year, and a year later, appear in Broken Silence.
She quit acting in 2013, after starring in the TV series Battledogs, and put her Fine Arts degree to good use as she began a new career as an artist.
Ariana is also a mother, as she and husband Mark Bolton – whom she married in 2013 – share a daughter, born in 2015.
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/jurassic-park-child-star-ariana-27172538 Jurassic Park child star Ariana Richards looks completely different almost 30 years later